Tag Archives: Hintonburg

Hintonburg Tower Gets OMB Approval

Hintonburg will be getting another giant tower. The Ontario Municipal Board has approved the controversial 18-storey development surrounding the Carleton Tavern fronting¬†Hamilton Avenue North, Armstrong¬†Street, Parkdale Avenue and Spencer Street. Here is an excerpt from the decision. A PDF of … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Bulldog’s Campaign Cap Too Low: Reader

Community activist Jay Baltz says a $5 campaign donation limit doesn’t work. — This is a comment from Hintonburg community activist Jay Baltz concerning The Bulldog’s post on campaign funding from corporations and unions. To read The Bulldog’s post, click … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Discombobulated Don: Whopper Watch

Don Monet’s Cube Gallery is on Wellington Street West near Smirle Avenue. — Hello … Don? Don are you there? Get your bearings buddy. Figure out exactly where you are. When Ottawa Magazine did a series of features in its … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Ottawans Must Demand Better Government

Too many things are going wrong at Ottawa City Hall. — The $8-million fiasco that is the result of the green-bin audit is part of a dreadful series of mistakes at Ottawa City Hall that is an embarrassment for public … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Hobbs Touts Light-Rail Detour Change

Oh lookie here. What would be a holiday weekend in Ottawa be when absolutely no one is home (‘cept The Bulldog and a few shut-ins) without an emailed newsletter from the God, queen and empress of Kitchissippi Katie Hobbs. Hello … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

Baltz Tackles Hobbs

Hintonburg community activist Jay Baltz takes on Kitchissippi Councillor Katherine Hobbs in this email to The Bulldog. A mismatch to be sure: Saw your post on this¬†(Hobbs Finds Bus Detour ‘Solutions’). Worse, maybe, than sending the announcement out on election … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Hobbs Finds Bus-Detour ‘Solutions’

So what is one of the most controversial topics in Ottawa at present? Why the bus detour down Scott Street made necessary because of light-rail construction down the Transitway. The neighbours are up in arms. So when does Kitchissippi Councillor … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

City Drops Some Buses On Light-Rail Detour

This is a release from the City of Ottawa. It’s doubtful this will placate opponents in the effected neighbourhood, nor should it. OC Transpo will reduce the number of buses operating along the Scott/Albert Transitway detour by up to 18% … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Bus Detour Issue Gets Participatory Democracy

What is nice about the issue of buses on the Slater-Albert corridor is that residents and city officials are now talking. You will remember this plan was passed in the big light-rail vote and was not found by most people.

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

A Glimpse Of The Bad Old Days In Ottawa

God bless all the people of Mechanicsville and Hintonburg who have worked so hard to make their neighbourhoods something of which residents should be proud. Wellington West has spruced up nicely with interesting restaurants and shops, but of course as … Continue reading

Posted in Bulldog Ottawa | Tagged , , , | Comments Off
« 1 2 3 4 5